Environmental Engineer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental engineers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental engineers among New York metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Engineers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,100
25th Percentile Wage
$67,980
50th Percentile Wage
$85,850
75th Percentile Wage
$107,100
90th Percentile Wage
$129,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,850
0.27% 0.84%
2016
$85,620
-2.64% -
2015
$87,880
2.86% -
2014
$85,370
1.12% -
2013
$84,410
-0.85% -
2012
$85,130
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental engineers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental engineers in state of New York ranges from $73,180 to $92,740. The highest paying area for environmental engineers in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $92,740. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown (mean annual salary $91,430). The lowest paying area is Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$92,740
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$91,430
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$89,380
Nassau-Suffolk
$89,040
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$87,800
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$82,210
Rochester
$81,100
Syracuse
$77,650
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$76,990
Utica-Rome
$76,930
Glens Falls
$76,520
Kingston
$75,780
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$75,210
Binghamton
$73,630
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$73,180




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